We can recommend several accommodation options for your Salmon Fishing Holiday in Scotland.
Scottish Salmon Fishing Holiday Accommodation
After the fishing itself, the most critical issue on the angler’s itinerary is finding an excellent place to stay. As an inclusive part of one of our fishing weeks, quality accommodation will always be carefully pre-selected in a location convenient to the fishing. For the free-roaming angler who likes to explore and set up their itinerary, the following may be of interest.
What type of accommodation you need to look for
We anglers are, on the whole, tricky to cater for. We like accommodation that is close to the fishing. We like getting up early and fishing before breakfast on hot summer days. We often stay out late and fish into the gloaming if the conditions are good and fish are moving into the river. We might want to fish into the night for a Sea Trout. We need facilities to dry our gear and perhaps store our made-up rods.
You can still enjoy luxury on a Scottish Salmon Fishing holiday
Having said all this, we do not want to sacrifice any of the luxuries a good hostelry can offer. Nothing is better than to meet in the bar and enjoy a cold beer on a hot day or a dram by an open fire on a cold one. We like to relax in a well-stuffed armchair. We all enjoy the excellent food Scotland offers, and dinner with a glass of wine is to be savoured. This is also the time to catch up with colleagues on the day’s events and make new acquaintances. The atmosphere should be relaxed and not too formal, but we should feel comfortable wearing a jacket and tie.
Do such hotels exist? During our travels and fishing adventures throughout Scotland, we discovered several hotels that can provide this. We strongly recommend the following hotels; they are listed about the part of the river or beat you are fishing.
The Old Mill Inn – Brodie
Seafield Lodge Hotel – Grantown on Spey
Home to Arthur Oglesby’s fishing courses over the years and long established as a fisher-friendly hotel, a tradition we are keen to continue. An elegant Victorian hotel offering comfortable accommodation and bespoke packages with a variety of fishing options. Warm Highland hospitality, fine restaurant, and cosy bar boasting over 65 malts; the ideal base for your fishing holiday.
Midweek or Weekend Golf and Fishing Breaks in the Scottish Highlands
The Seafield Lodge dates back to 1879 and over the years has been extended and modernised to offer the discerning visitors welcoming en-suite facilities, television, internal telephone, internet access, hairdryer and tea and coffee-making facilities. There are also two suites, Salmon and Trout, which may be used as family rooms, each having a separate sitting room, bedroom with a King sized bed and bathroom with spa bath.
If you need any help or advice, your hosts, Trevor and Loretta Lockwood would be pleased to help you plan your stay.